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An image of County Hall in Preston city centre

Statement on Lancashire schools

The following is a statement from Lancashire County Council regarding investigations into the possible presence of reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) in Lancashire schools.

 

There are plans to install speed cushions on Church Brow and Halton Road and reduce traffic speeds to create a 20mph zone

New speed cushions to help reduce accidents and calm traffic in Halton

Lancashire County Council is due to discuss plans to introduce traffic calming measures in the village of Halton.

Teacher pointing at board in a primary school class.

Refreshed strategy aims to improve outcomes for children and young people

A revised strategy that aims to improve outcomes for children who are unable to attend mainstream school or at risk of exclusion has been approved by councillors.

School admissions Facebook post

Apply online now for a school place in Lancashire

Online applications for Lancashire school places go live today, Friday 1 September.

Helmshore Viaduct Muddy Path

Major improvements due for Helmshore Viaduct path as part of cycleway scheme

Helmshore Viaduct is due to be temporarily closed for major work to make the path across it better for walking and cycling all year round.

From left, Tony Barlow, LCC's  fostering team; Zafar Ali, Pendle Council; LCC Councillor Cosima Towneley; Assad Mahmood, Pendle Council; David Walker, Pendle Borough Council; and Alicia Butterworth, LCC's fostering team

Recycling vehicles spread the word about fostering across the North West

A series of fostering adverts are being shared on fleets of recycling vehicles across the North West.

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Key road in Rossendale to close this Sunday following landslip

A one day full road closure will take place on Sunday, August 27 on Bacup Road, for repairs to be undertaken to make the rockface safe.

Lancashire County Council

Statement on today's GCSE results

Statement from County Councillor Jayne Rear, Lancashire County Council's cabinet member for education and skills:

"Congratulations to all of Lancashire's GCSE students, who should be very proud of their achievements after many years of hard work and weeks of revision not to mention the long wait for results to be published.

An image of County Hall in Preston city centre

New Lancaster to Knott End bus will link to villages

A new bus service being launched this month will improve public transport connections between Lancaster, Garstang and Knott End.

Cllr Cosima Towneley visited HAF clubs

Youngsters enjoy HAF clubs during the summer holidays

HUNDREDS of children have been having fun at holiday activities and food (HAF) clubs taking place across Lancashire over the summer holidays.

Lancashire County Council

Statement on today's exam results

Statement from County Councillor Jayne Rear, Lancashire County Council's cabinet member for education and skills:

"Congratulations to all Lancashire's students receiving results today who have shown incredible resilience during their studies. These are students who have endured long stints out of the classroom during the pandemic and come back ready to do their best. They should feel incredibly proud, regardless of their exam results. We are delighted for them and wish them every success.

Waste roadshows to take place over the next few months

Reuse roadshows shine a light on pre-loved buying and donating

A series of roadshows are being held to highlight the benefits of donating and buying pre-loved items.